Calling Budding Film Makers. Learn Film Skills & Enter the First Doric Film Festival.
7 JANUARY 2019
The first Doric Film Festival is being launched this new year by Scots Radio, and judges would love to see ‘hunners o’ entries fae a range o
The idea is to express North East stories, personal or otherwise, in the Doric language and reflect its cultural identity – with the theme of ‘What the North East of Scotland Means to Me’. There are six categories – Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Community Groups, Students, Individual (Professional) and Individual (Non-Professional) – with a £500 prize in each category.
Director of Scots Radio, Frieda Morrison came up with the idea for the first ever Film Festival in Doric.
“The Gaelic Film Festival has been enjoying success for eleven years and there’s ample media support for film creativity in English. So Scots Radio wishes to encourage and shine a light on story-telling in Scots – an in this first instance, on North East Scots or Doric’, says Frieda. ‘It’s the perfect time to use
‘The film competition is also
The festival welcomes entrants from experienced media professionals, but it’s also a great opportunity for people to learn film-making techniques. Training sessions, featuring expert advice from broadcasting professionals, will pass on essential film-making skills. Topics covered include pre-production, camera operation, effective audio capture, scriptwriting, storyboarding and basic editing and
“At Scots Radio we
Film entries must be no more than 5 mins in duration, with all text and dialogue in Doric, and completed entries must be received by the end of May 2019. An awards ceremony will be held in June 2019, where the short-listed films are presented on the big
Find out more, and get yourself, your friends, your group or your school registered at doricfilmfestival.com.